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Meet India's Mona Lisa
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Meet India's Mona Lisa

One of the best stories coming out of Bihar is a meeting place for Chandragupta Maurya, Buddha, Ashoka, Sher Shah Suri and India's Mona Lisa.Rediff.com's Archana Masih dropped by.Photographs: Seema Pant IMAGE: A couple takes a picture in front of a map of Bihar made of Hindi and English words depicting people, places, rivers, festivals, food etc that the state is famous for. Everything here is precious, but there are no 'Do not touch' signs. No velvet ropes or airport-like barricades that ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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Box Office: Aiyaary fares below average

The hits and misses of the week. Neeraj Pandey's Aiyaary opened to mixed reviews, and ranked below average on its first weekend. The film's length and confused screenplay makes its viewing tedious for audiences. Onir's Kuchh Bheege Alfaaz fared poorly. Akshay Kumar's PadMan was average after a 10-day run at the box office. Vinod Mirani gives us his weekly verdict.   Aiyaary Cast: Sidharth Malhotra, Manoj Bajpayee, Rakul Preet Singh, Pooja Chopra, Adil Hussain, Kumud Mishra, Naseeruddin ...
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The Pakistan Problem: The Long Term Option

'The best course for India is to wait out the implosion that is bound to take place in Pakistan sooner than later.'We have to ensure that the fallings debris from a collapsing State does not damage us,' says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). IMAGE: Family members, Indian Army soldiers and locals in Kupwara carry the body of JCO Mohammad Ashraf Mir, the Kashmiri soldier who was martyred in the terrorist attack at the Sunjuwan army camp attack. Photograph: Umar Ganie The second week of February saw ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

#2017Recap: 14 most embarrassing scenes in Bollywood films this year

Every year, we come across films that cringe us from start to finish or have particular sequences that make us want to bury our heads in shame. Bollywood Hungama in this special feature collates a list of 14 such sequences in Hindi films in 2017 that we felt ...
 Bollywood Hungama1 month ago
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10 Awful Films of 2017

Sukanya Verma's pick of this year's 10 most unpleasant is a mix of ghastly gone gaga, bilge that makes one reconsider their profession and faith-shattering misfires from the masters. It's that time of the year again when all the blotted out memories of shoddy cinematic experiences resurface to write about Hindi movies that tortured, tired and disgruntled the cinephile soul. 2017 was worryingly wholehearted in this effort and fired every possible variety of tripe. My pick of this year's 10 most ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

What happened after the 100 Crore Feat!

As we all know, a Rs. 100 crore nett business for a Hindi film, by itself, does not spell a hit. Depending on a film’s budget, such a movie can be a super-hit ( Grand Masti ), a hit ( Ek Villain ), an average performer ( Son Of Sardaar ) or even a flop ( ...
 Bollywood Hungama1 month ago
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Sitting on Chandragupta Maurya's throne

Everything here is precious, but there are no 'Do not touch' signs. No velvet ropes or airport-like barricades that prevent onlookers from crossing the line.Chandragupta Maurya's singhasan (throne) wants you to sit on it.Sher Shah Suri's big tarazu (weighing scale) wants you to stand in it.A bird's nest wants you to swing in it.An excavation site wants you to dig beneath the earth.And the Nalanda ruins want you to touch so that you can feel the texture of bricks dating back ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

How power was transferred in the Mughal empire

The cardinal rule for Mughal princes was 'Ya Takht, Ya Takhta' (the throne or the funeral pyre).The princes went to battle against their brothers, even their father, to become emperor, points out Syed Firdaus Ashraf.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com On the Gujarat election trail this week, Narendra D Modi likened Rahul Gandhi's elevation as Congress president to the passing of the crown from one Mughal emperor to his son, meaning a perk of dynasty. History, however, makes it clear that ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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Bollywood pay its last respects to Shashiji

Bollywood gives Shashi Kapoor a final salute. Shashi Kapoor passed into the ages on Monday, December 4. Family, friends, colleagues and admirers attended his funeral on Tuesday, December 5. Many more attended the prayer service at the Prithvi Theatre -- the hallowed institution Jennifer and Shashi Kapoor created and nourished in Juhu, north west Mumbai.   Karan Kapoor -- Shashiji's younger son -- arrives at Prithvi Theatre with his aunt, actress Felicity Kendal. Felicity was Jennifer's ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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